Mission Statement

The City of Elmhurst is committed to provide responsive and superior governmental services in an environment of respect in order to protect and enhance the quality of life of those who live, work, visit, and conduct business in our community.

We are committed to:
- Providing prompt and courteous service
- Maintaining open lines of communication with our community
- Listening and looking to the needs of our community for direction

We are committed to:
- Being fiscally responsible
- Continually improving service to our community
- Representing the City in a professional manner
- Acting with integrity
- Keeping our services proactive
- Providing accurate and consistent service
- Creatively planning for our community's future

Environment of Respect
- Treating all people with fairness, honesty and compassion
- Listening with patience
- Respecting the different needs of all members of our community
- Being loyal to ourselves, the City and our community